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7 of the best artisan markets in London

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Looking for the best artisan markets in London? You’ve come to the right place!

London is known for its vibrant artisan markets that each showcase a wide range of unique and handcrafted products. We’ve listed the 7 of the best known and longest-running ones below, but there are so many running regularly all through England’s brilliant capital city.

Of course, there are some truly fantastic ones listed right here on Pedddle! Check these out…

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7 of the best artisan markets in London

Some of the most popular artisan markets in London include:

  1. Borough Market: Located near London Bridge, Borough Market is one of the oldest and most famous food markets in London (and it’s featured in The Apprentice!). It offers a fantastic selection of artisanal food and drink products, including fresh produce, cheese, baked goods, charcuterie, and much more. Fill your belly ready for a busy weekend exploring the city!
  2. Columbia Road Flower Market: If you have a love for flowers or you’re a proud plant parent, the iconic Columbia Road Flower Market in East London is a must-visit. It takes place every Sunday morning, and you can find a stunning variety of flowers, plants, and gardening accessories from local growers and sellers. Treat yourself!
  3. Camden Market: Camden Market is a bustling market located in the Camden Town area – somewhere you have to visit on your tour of London! This classic market is a haven for alternative fashion, art, crafts, and quirky collectibles, and you can continue the shopping all over Camden. You’ll find an eclectic mix of stalls selling artisanal handmade jewellery, vintage clothing, artwork, and unique home decor items – there’ll be plenty to inspire you.
  4. Old Spitalfields Market: Situated in the heart of the Spitalfields neighbourhood, Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market that dates back to the 19th century and hosts lots of regular events. It features a blend of traditional and contemporary stalls, offering great fashion, accessories, artisan crafts, antiques, and artisanal food and drinks.
  5. Greenwich Market: Greenwich Market, located in the historic and wealthy Greenwich area, is a covered market with a rich history. It offers a diverse range of goods, including art , fashion, jewellery, crafts, antiques, and some delicious street food. The market hosts regular events and is surrounded by beautiful architecture – a great place to sit and eat after you’ve shopped. The market is also adjacent to some of London’s iconic attractions, like the famous Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory.
  6. Maltby Street Market: Nestled under railway arches in Bermondsey, Maltby Street Market is a hidden gem. It specialises in offering high-quality artisan food and drink, with its various vendors offering gourmet street food, artisan coffee and drinks, great craft beer, freshly baked bread (a market must-have) and more.
  7. Southbank Centre Food Market: Located on London’s iconic Southbank, near the Royal Festival Hall, this Food Market showcases a wide variety of street food stalls offering different cuisines from around the world. It’s a great place to grab a bite to eat while enjoying the classic views of the River Thames and London’s iconic landmarks, and a great place to stop off during your adventures!

How do I find more London-based markets?

These are just a few examples of the many iconic artisan markets you can explore in London. Each market has its own unique atmosphere and offerings, so be sure to check their opening times and visit the ones that interest you the most.

Find the best artisan markets in London on Pedddle – click here for full details!

Looking for other things to do whilst you’re in London, in between your market visits? Click here for ideas.